Christel Henke and Ira Koplowitz have teamed up with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry to create a series of summer cocktail recipes that are great for your teeth.
Here’s a recipe from the collection:
The Cha Jing (The “Tea Classic”)
2 ounces high quality London Dry gin
.5 ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice
.75 ounce green tea honey syrup (recipe follows)
1 dropper Bittercube Jamaican #1 Bitters
2 celery sticks, cut into 1-inch sections
1.5 ounces sparkling water
Garnish: Celery stick with leaves attached and a lemon peel twist
Muddle celery in mixing glass. Add remaining ingredients except for sparkling water. Add ice, shake lightly, double strain into a tall glass filled with ice. Top with 1.5 oz. sparkling water.
Green Tea Honey Syrup
1 cup honey
½ cup sugar
½ cup hot water
2 bags green tea
Steep 2 bags of green tea in ¾ cup boiling hot water for five minutes. Use ½ cup of the brewed tea and whisk in the granulated sugar followed by the honey until dissolved.